AWARD: The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is a national competitive fellowship sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. Named in honor of the former U.S. Senator's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, the Mitchell is designed to introduce and connect upcoming generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community. Twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on three criteria: academic excellence, leadership, and a sustained commitment to service and community. The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend.
DEADLINES: Internal: September 11, 2014; External: October 1, 2014
The application is available on-line at www.us-irelandalliance.org and consists of:
Learn more about The George J. Mitchell Scholarship at the above web page, by visiting the Office of National Fellowships & Scholarships, or by contacting the faculty liaison.